Ex-Oregon football star stops gunman at Oregon school

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed man at a Portland, Oregon, high school before any shots were fired. ...

South African government says appeal coming in Semenya case

The South African government says there will be an appeal against the Caster Semenya ruling. The sports ministry says Athletics South Africa, the country's track and field body, will...

2 Canadian track figures banned after sex harassment inquiry

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two fixtures of Canadian track and field have been banned after a sexual harassment investigation. Athletics Canada, the sport's domestic ruling body, handed o...

After cover-ups, Moscow's doping lab makes quiet return

MOSCOW (AP) — The Moscow laboratory that was shut down in 2015 following doping cover-ups has quietly become a crucial part of the world's drug-testing system once again. Under an of...

Semenya's case reflects broader dilemmas facing sports world

NEW YORK (AP) — Caster Semenya's running career, jarred by an adverse court ruling on Wednesday, is unique in virtually all its details. Yet the dilemmas she has posed for the track-and-field establis...

Column: Welcome to the world of performance-reducing drugs

Everyone is supposed to be doing their best to rid sports of doping. Yet, in a baffling decision Wednesday, South African star Caster Semenya was ordered to take drugs if she wants t...

AP explains: the ruling against Olympian Caster Semenya

GENEVA (AP) — In one of the most ethically and scientifically challenging cases in modern sports law, two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her appeal of a rule that requires women to medicall...

Semenya loses appeal against IAAF testosterone rules

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners. The Court of Arbitration...

With court verdict looming, Semenya wins double at nationals

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Caster Semenya has completed a 1,500 and 5,000-meter double at the South African national championships just days before a sports court decision that could shape the rest of her ca...

Half marathon record holder Kiptum suspended in doping case

LONDON (AP) — Half marathon world record holder Abraham Kiptum has been provisionally suspended for doping two days before he was due to run the London Marathon. The Athletics Integr...

Fed Cup Results

WORLD GROUP Semifinals Winners to final, Nov. 9-10 France 3, Romania 2 At Kindarena Rouen, France ...

Fed Cup results

WORLD GROUP Semifinals Winners to final, Nov. 9-10 Romania 1, France 1 At Kindarena Rouen, France ...

Former world race walk champion Bakulin in new doping case

MONACO (AP) — Russian race walker Sergei Bakulin, who has previously been stripped of a world title for taking performance-enhancing drugs, has been accused of doping again. Bakulin ...

IAAF clears more Russians to compete as neutral athletes

MONACO (AP) — The IAAF has cleared four more Russians to compete as neutral athletes in international track and field events. They include Russian national junior indoor 3,000-meter ...

Pole vaulter, 84, sets her sights on more records

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An 84-year-old pole vaulter isn't putting her pole down anytime soon. Flo Filion Meiler left Thursday for the World Masters Athletics Championship Indoor in Po...